School Vacation Week Activities: Stories Spring Alive!
Wednesday, April 17, 11:00 AM
Free with Museum admission | Purchase Museum tickets onlineGet tickets
or at 617 278 5156
Bring your family to the Gardner Museum for special activities each day Wednesday, April 17 through Friday, April 19. Activities run from 11 am to 4 pm unless otherwise noted.
South African Storytelling | 11:30 am / 2 pm
WEDNESDAY ONLY! Award-winning storyteller, author, playwright and Artist-in-Residence Gcina Mhlophe returns to the Gardner Museum for two spellbinding performances in Calderwood Hall. Mhlophe captivates audiences of all ages with stimulating short stories, poetry and musical performances on Wednesday, April 17, at 11:30 am and 2 pm.
Mythical Beast Marionette
Stop by the Education Studio to make your own Mythical Beast Marionette moving puppet theater from recycled cake boxes. Children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.
Make your way to the Greenhouse Classroom to create an accordion book with beautiful origami paper.
Create a Comic Strip
Take a seat by the Courtyard to observe and draw flowers, plants and architectural designs. Then create your own Courtyard-inspired comic strip characters.
Hidden Animals & Creatures Gallery Hunt
Discover dragons, winged lions, slithering snakes and other animal creatures in paintings and sculptures in the Museum’s collection.
TICKETING | Museum admission
Adults / $15
Seniors / $12
Members / Free
College students / $5
Visitors under 18 / Free
U.S. military and families / Free
HOW TO BUY TICKETS
- Online: Click the "GET TICKETS" button above*
- By phone: Call the Box Office at 617 278 5156, Wednesday-Monday, 10 am-4 pm*
- In person: Visit the Museum and purchase at the door
*Handling charges apply to these orders.
Family and community programs are generously supported by the Josephine and Louise Crane Foundation, the Caleb C. and Julia W. Dula Educational & Charitable Foundation, J.P. Morgan Private Bank, the JPMorgan Chase Foundation, the Janet Burke Mann Foundation for the Arts, the Mabel Louise Riley Foundation, the Polly Thayer Starr Charitable Trust, the Rowland Foundation, the William E. and Bertha E. Schrafft Charitable Trust, the State Street Foundation, and The Yawkey Foundation.